Leadership Development for Racial Equity 2019 Grantee Partners

ACT for Women and Girls

Tulare County
To launch a participatory action research team with young people in Tulare County to advance racial justice and equity on Tulare Joint Union High School District campuses, and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.

African American Family & Cultural Center

Butte County
To prepare staff, volunteers, parents and students to understand and actively engage with Oroville Union High School District in the Local Control Accountability Planning process and redress the inequitable treatment of youth of color, and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.

Be Smooth, Inc.

San Joaquin County
To increase the capacity of Be Smooth's leadership to further its work to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline through professional development, and through education for more than 100 educators, clinicians and staff in community or school-based settings in Stockton, and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.

California Heritage Indigenous Research Project

Nevada, Sierra and Yuba counties
To build CHIRP’s financial and leadership capacity by transitioning from a solely project-based operation to one that more directly supports and promotes the organization's mission to research, document, preserve and protect California Indigenous Nisenan culture, secure federal recognition and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.

The Freedom Bound Center for Sol Collective

Sacramento County
To create a sustainable outreach strategy for the organization and educate community members and local organizations about best practices for policy campaign focused community outreach via online and social media, and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.

The Glass Slipper Organization, Inc.

Sacramento and Placer counties
To provide leadership and advocacy programming for adolescent young women who have experienced foster-care and the juvenile justice system to increase employment pathways while reducing stigma, and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.

Little Manila Foundation

San Joaquin County
To promote the full story of the United Farm Workers, increase awareness of the importance of ethnic studies for educational racial equity, bolster diverse and relevant educational resources, and provide a model for proper ethnic studies pedagogy, and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.

Mutual Assistance Network of Del Paso Heights

Sacramento County
To invest in strengthening, equipping and increasing capacity in MAN's core leadership team, enabling leadership to better promote systems change and serve the community through training, consultation/creation, tool development, and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.

SAC Connect

Sacramento County
To increase mental health awareness and address barriers to accessing mental health services for African American youth and young adults through the creation of a network of youth leaders who can advocate for change in addressing racial disparities in access to mental health services, and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.

Services & Immigrant Rights & Education Network

Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tulare counties
To build community power and capacity through youth leadership development and recruiting, educating and mobilizing 30 immigrant youth or youth of color to understand systems of racism and advocate for local and state policies related to health and community wellness, and to participate in learning communities and organizational assessment activities.